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Reengineering Life

The research reignites a debate over embryo research

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It’s time to take steps to avoid the antibiotic apocalypse

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It’s based on the theory that the benefits of psychedelic plants and fungi come from a combination of chemicals working together

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Reengineering Life

An ‘Apollo Program’ could protect the population from man-made and natural biological threats

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A bioengineered uterus could eliminate the need for risky transplants and make pregnancy an option for trans women

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Reengineering Life

A last-minute Trump administration deal could speed up approval of genetically engineered livestock

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A 72-bit message was encoded directly into bacterial DNA

A scientist’s hand picks up bacterial colonies with a tube from a petri dish.
A scientist’s hand picks up bacterial colonies with a tube from a petri dish.
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Scientists moved closer to linking the human brain to computers


Scientists took huge strides toward using the gene-editing tool for medical treatments

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REENGINEERING LIFE

Emerging technologies like CRISPR raise new possibilities for militaries

A photo of Chinese soldiers juxtaposed against photos of a DNA strip and a dropper with the text Reengineering Life
A photo of Chinese soldiers juxtaposed against photos of a DNA strip and a dropper with the text Reengineering Life
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Future Human

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